Its main functions include registration of patents, trademarks, industrial designs, utility models and
technovations; promotion of innovative and inventive activities; dissemination of IP information to the public, screening of technology transfer agreements and licenses and offering of training in IPR.
The Institute wishes to recruit staff to fill the following post:
Secretary to Tribunal
Grade KP 5
Qualifications / Requirements
For appointment to this post, an applicant must be in possession of the following minimum qualifications:
A law degree from any Public University in Kenya or any other recognized University.
A Diploma from the Kenya School of Law or an exemption by the Council of Legal Education.
Admission to the Roll of Advocates.
Applicants from Private Practice and other organizations must have three (3) years relevant experience.
Serving District Magistrates II who have a combined experience of three (3) years in Private Practice and on the Bench may also apply.
Must have demonstrated administrative skills, professional competence and integrity in work performance and results.
Must not have any pending complaint with the Advocates Complaints Commission or the Disciplinary Committee.
Those in Private practice must be in possession of a current Practicing Certificate.
Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidates will be answerable to the Chairman of the Tribunal and/or Managing Director of the Institute.
Discharge duties as directed by Chairman of the Tribunal or Managing Director of the Institute.
Liaise with the Parent Ministry on matters affecting the Tribunal.
Note: Canvassing, lobbying or reasonable suspicion for canvassing or lobbying for any position shall lead to automatic disqualification.
Interested applicants should send their applications with a detailed Curriculum Vita highlighting academic qualifications and relevant experience and attach copies of relevant academic/professional certificates and testimonials.
Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications should be marked REF. No…… and submitted to the address below by 28th September 2012.
The Managing Director
Kenya Industrial Property Institute
P. O. Box 51648 – 00200
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